Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)

Description

BAPIs (Business Application Programming Interfaces) are open, business orientated interfaces for accessing R/3 business processes and data from external systems. In the Business Object Repository BAPIs are defined as methods of SAP Business Objects. They provide an object orientated view of R/3 application modules.

New developments in the area of BAPIs in Release 4.0A are:

Other functions are also provided, for example, for ALE integration.
The section below "Changes to the Interface" describes how to access these functions.

Changes to the interface

In the area menu Tools -> Business Framework you can access: